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YMMV: Caprica
  • Awesome Music: The theme song, for the visuals almost as much as the music. Thank you, network, for keeping Bear McCreary as the composer.
  • Big Lipped Alligator Moment: Very brief but in The Imperfections of Memory, Joseph and Emmanuelle walk by a graffiti-covered wall. The camera lingers and eventually zooms to a specific graffiti: The image of a man that somewhat resembles Gaius Baltar. Next to the image is written "This is not me, It's just my body vehicle". It obviously has a deeper meaning and may even be some Foreshadowing but it is never referred to and has no weight to the rest of the episode or the following episodes.
  • Darkness-Induced Audience Apathy: It can be hard to find anyone to root for among the main cast.
  • Fanon Discontinuity: Lets just say that the last two episodes are a major Base Breaker for Caprica watchers who kept on with the franchise even after BSG's controversial ending.
  • Game Breaker: Being a "deadwalker" in New Cap City gives you immortality and Reality Warper powers.
  • Harsher in Hindsight: "Dirt eater".
  • It Was His Sled: Willie Adama won't survive to grow up into Bill.
  • Moral Event Horizon: Sister Clarice's proposal to the Conclave at the start of season 1.5 / season 2.
    • Clarice gets another one in Blowback, shared by Agent Durham: The murder of Mar-Beth. Agent Durham because he framed Mar-Beth as a GDD mole and Clarice for the actual killing. To her credit, Clarice seems genuinely conflicted by the act but come on...
  • Narm Charm: Robot Zoe dancing with Philo.
  • One-Scene Wonder: William B Davis (The Cigarette Smoking Man) as the Minister of Defense in the pilot.
  • Scifi Ghetto: In reverse, people not liking the lack of spaceships and battles.
  • Squick: The "Grace by Graystone" ad in 01x13 ("False Labor"). The entire ad just screams "tacky!"
  • Tear Jerker: "False Labor"(1x13) Daniel interacts constantly with the avatar of his wife that he made. In one such occasion, he confesses his crimes to her, and she says she forgives him. Daniel Greystone, who has shown bouts of anger scarcely before, proceeds to verbally abuse the avatar (who genuinely doesn't understand why he's doing any of this) and when asked what he wants, he grabs her by the throat, throws her onto the couch, screaming: "I want you to be REAL! I want you to be HER! My real wife would never forgive me like that - she would call me on all my crap, and walk straight out that door, and probably never come back!" Why this is such a hard moment is because Daniel isn't only confessing what he did, he's also baring, essentially, that he knows Amanda is right in not coming back home.
  • Uncanny Valley: The Cylons don't look even remotely human, but they have very human reactions and gestures. Examples include the first Cylon looking to Daniel for permission to finish off his opponent during the first demonstration, the Cylon ostentatiously checking his clip to see if there are any more bullets, and [[spoilers: the combat maneuvers in the Pyramid stadium]].
  • The Woobie: Both Zoe-A and Tamara-A are this to varying extents, though in the latter case it's particularly so. Zoe's situation in part seems to be partially her own doing, whereas Tamara is completely obvlivious - at least at first. As of the end of There Is Another Sky, Tamara has upgraded into an Action Girl. Still pretty woobie-ish though.
    • Lacy is quite the woobie too.

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